Indictment
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Indictment [in-dahyt-muhnt]

NOUN

NOUN

  • A formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

  • A thing that serves to illustrate that a system or situation is bad and deserves to be condemned.

Example

“An indictment for conspiracy is beyond understanding.”

“These rapidly increasing cases of harassment are an indictment to our society.”

Synonyms

Charge, Acquisition, Arraignment, Citation, Allegation

Antonyms

Acquittal, Absolution, Clearing, Exoneration, Discharge, Freeing

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